the view over gaudixs cave quarter
Destinations

The Habitable Caves of Spain’s Guadix

In the South of Spain, within the province of Granada, sitting alongside the river, nestled in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada is the small city of Guadix. Wander into the hills that overlook the more modernised centre to find the cave houses and their occupants, the Trogloditas, presumably from the prehistoric name given to… Continue reading The Habitable Caves of Spain’s Guadix

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Destinations

Farena: Catalunya, Spain

Situated within the Mountains of Prades, close to the Brugent River, it sits at 610m above sea level. Farena is a small medieval mountain village in the province of Tarragona, Catalonia, Spain. The village is easily accessible by car and as there are parking facilities is the ideal starting point for the surrounding bike and… Continue reading Farena: Catalunya, Spain

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Hiking Serra de Llaberia: Catalunya, Spain

Walking from Pratdip to Mont Redon in Catalunya’s Serra de Llaberia hills. The Serra de Llaberia is a protected natural space in the province of Tarragona. Two of us hiked from the village of Pratdip, known for the locally grown almonds and hazelnuts to Mont Redon. Covering approximately 10km over several hours of steady walking,… Continue reading Hiking Serra de Llaberia: Catalunya, Spain

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Montserrat: Catalunya, Spain

Montserrat, literally named saw mountain due to its extraordinary multi peaked mountain range is in the province of Barcelona. The monastery, home to a community of monks and the statue of Our Lady of Montserrat is a haven for tourists, with the mountain paths attracting those seeking some outdoors adventure and exploration. Home to the… Continue reading Montserrat: Catalunya, Spain

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UK Staycation: Taste the World from Home

As foreign travel decreases, here are some ways to still taste Britain, the continent and Asia without even leaving home. It is not just the change in weather, scenery and routine that can be missed when not travelling or going on holiday, but also the food. We have found some ways to bring the tastes… Continue reading UK Staycation: Taste the World from Home

News

Travel the World from Home with Magellan TV

Documentary streaming service Magellan TV has released a series of new titles for viewers to Travel the World from Home.   To engage viewers and allow everyone to ‘Travel the World from Home’ the online Magellan TV have introduced special programmes which can be accessed through their subscription service. Accessible through Google Play, Apple iOS,… Continue reading Travel the World from Home with Magellan TV

Adventures, Stories

Dusk and Dawn: Salou Harbour

A morning walk along the harbour of Salou where historical architecture and memories meet the vibrancy of modern day sculptures. It had taken a week to get up early enough for a morning outing. Going for long periods of time without the need to set an alarm and then staying in bed for a little… Continue reading Dusk and Dawn: Salou Harbour

boats at the port of cambrils on the costa dorada
Adventures, Stories

Dusk and Dawn: The Port of Cambrils

Evening colours filling the sky, a full moon shining brightly and a bike ride around the fishing port of Cambrils. Setting off from home it was a glorious evening. There seemed barely a cloud in the sky and people had begun to emerge for their evening walks and activities. My heading was to be the… Continue reading Dusk and Dawn: The Port of Cambrils

the sea and sky of cambrils on the costa dorada
Adventures, Stories

Dusk and Dawn: To the fishing port and beyond

Intentions of biking to see the birds and then to the fishing port took me slightly further away than expected. Making use of the cycle paths that run along the coastline of the Costa Dorada, in the opposite direction to my previous rock walk, I decided that I would only go to a certain point,… Continue reading Dusk and Dawn: To the fishing port and beyond

cove of catalonia at dusk
Adventures, Stories

Dusk and Dawn: Adventure 1 – The Rocky Path

As lockdown restrictions are slowly relaxed, we in Spain can once again enjoy some close to home walking and biking adventures. Living with the mountains in view of my home, they seem so far away during the days of the Covid-19 confinement. The sea, at the end of my street that I’d so often taken… Continue reading Dusk and Dawn: Adventure 1 – The Rocky Path